NATIONAL CHICKEN WING DAY
National Chicken Wing Day is celebrated annually on July 29th. Chicken wings are served in a variety of styles with the most popular simmered in or topped with some type of spicy or hot sauce.
Head out to your restaurant of choice and order some chicken wings. Post on social media using #NationalChickenWingDay and encourage others to join in.
After a number of years of different establishments selling their version of Buffalo Wings, the city of Buffalo, NY in 1977 proclaimed July 29 to be National Chicken Wing Day. Establishments like the Anchor Bar, Wings n’ Things and Duff’s all became famous for their ‘Wings”.
NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY
You may be heading to your favorite Italian restaurant or making a pan of this delicious dish in your oven at home. Either way is a great way to celebrate National Lasagna Day which is recognized each year on July 29.
Lasagna, a wide flat pasta, is possibly one of the oldest pasta’s. There is also a dish made with this type of pasta in several layers interspersed with layers of various ingredients and sauces.
- The origin of lasagna is debated with varying theories.
- Originally the word “lasagna” referred to the pot in which the dish was cooked rather than the food itself as it does today.
- Lasagna was featured in a 14th century England cookbook.
- Cartoon character Garfield’s favorite food is lasagna.
To celebrate National Lasagna Day, try one of these “tried and true” recipes:
- Vegetarian Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna
- Seafood Lasagna
- White Cheese Chicken Lasagna
- Zucchini Lasagne
- Portobello Mushroom Lasagne
- Worlds Best Lasagna
Post on social media using #NationalLasagnaDay and encourage others to join in.
Within our research, we were unable to find the creator and origin of National Lasagna Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.